Skip to main content

#2717: Willa Cather to Raymond A. Preston, [September 29, 1940]

More about this letter…
Plain view:

Guide to Reading Letter Transcriptions

Some of these features are only visible when "plain text" is off.

Textual Feature Appearance
passage deleted with a strikethrough mark deleted passage
passage deleted by overwritten added letters overwritten passage
passage added above the line passage with added text above
passage added on the line passage with added text inline
passage added in the margin passage with text added in margin
handwritten addition to a typewritten letter typed passage with added handwritten text
missing or unreadable text missing text noted with "[illegible]"
uncertain transcriptions word[?]
notes written by someone other than Willa Cather Note in another's hand
printed letterhead text printed text
text printed on postcards, envelopes, etc. printed text
text of date and place stamps stamped text
Dear Mr. Preston1;
In this package I send you
  • (1.) Corrected galley proofs3 of Books VIII and IX4.
  • (2) Proofs of title page etc.
  • (3) Corrected Page proofs5 through page 67.
  • (4) Galley proofs and manuscript through page 67 as printers request.
Hastily W. S. C.